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Oct 14, 2012 1:40pm EDT
president-elect jimmy carter and he is noted for coining that transition memo he wrote to then president-elect carter, in which he said the key to being effective as president is a continuing political campaign. the notion was born man and popularized by book on political consultants when a teen 80s that has since become part of the common lexicon. >> host: how it should defend campaign? >> guest: it can be defined broadly or narrowly. the way i define as the extent to which a president focuses on electoral concerns throughout his term in office. by focusing the same presidential fundraising, and dedication to key electoral states to register them in office and the nature of electoral decision-making within the white house itself in recent administration. some people look at the campaign more broadly. the coupling operations, public opinion, but my focus is on the electoral questions the president confronted and how they deal. >> host: when we see president obama or president bush spending a lot of time in florida and ohio, that right there is the key? >> guest: exactly. what sparked the
Oct 15, 2012 1:40am EDT
jimmy carter and he is a point of the transition memo that he wrote to the then president-elect carter in which he said the key to be effective as president is a continuing political campaign. and the notion was born then and was popularized by political consultant in the 1980's and it has since become a part of the common lexicon. >> how would you define the permanent campaign? >> it can be defined broadly or narrowly. >> it is the extent we the president focuses on the electoral concerns in his term in office. so i focus mostly on presidential fund-raising, on dedication to the key electoral state in office, and the nature of electoral decision making within the white house itself in the recent administrations. some people look at the permanent campaign more broadly. you can look at the polling operations and efforts to sway the public opinion. but my focus is on the electoral questions the presidents contract and how the deal with it. >> so when we see president obama were president bush standing a lot of time in florida and in ohio, that right there is the key? >> right. what spark
Oct 4, 2012 9:00pm PDT
challenger jimmy carter, honestly, this one shouldn't even really count as part of the context like the rest of them because this one was almost too unusual. in terms of the reaction from that first debate, you want to know who won that debate? well, watch. >> good evening. here's what did it. a capacitor. a tiny electronic component costing less than $1. a capacitor blew out last night in an amplifier abc was using to feed the pool side to all the networks, plunging president ford and jimmy carter into unaccustomed silence and irritating 90 million people. that's why. >> it's so weird how this has gone down the memory hole in terms of the way we think about televised president bl debates. in 1976 in the first debate ever where a sitting president faced his challenger in a televised debate, i mean, yeah, it was mixed reviews in terms of who won. mostly that was because everybody was so preoccuied with the fact the debate collapsed on television in a technicality. watch this. >> one of the very serious things that's happened in our government in recent years and has continued up until now is
Oct 3, 2012 8:00pm EDT
stand there for one night on equal footing with the leader of the free world. it worked for jimmy carter in 1976, and then it worked against jimmy carter four years later when, as president, he was challenged by ronald reagan. >> these are the kind of elements of a national health insurance important to the american people. governor reagan, again, typically, is against such a proposal. >> governor? >> there you go again. when i oppose medicare, there was another piece of legislation meeting the same problem before the congress. i happened to favor the other piece of legislation. >> that "there you go again" line is the line that mr. romney said he will be tempted to use himself against president obama. he of course will be tempted to use anything that will remind people of republican ronald reagan beating democrat jimmy carter in 1980. but when incumbent president george h.w. bush fumbled a question about how the national debt and the faltering economy affected him personally, president bush just could not give a personal answer to that question. but his challenger, a man named bill clinton
Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm PDT
potential for things going horribly wrong. in 1976, jerold ford and jimmy carter held their first presidential debate. it was in philadelphia. and with about ten minutes left to go in that debate, this happened -- >> one of the very serious things that's happened in our government in recent years, and has continued, up until now, is a breakdown in the trust among our people and the -- [ no audio ] >> the pool broadcasters from philadelphia have temporarily lost the audio. it is not a conspiracy against governor carter or president ford. and they will fix it as soon as possible. >> the pool audio from philadelphia has been lost momentarily. we hope to have it back any minute. we don't know what's happened to it. >> for 27 minutes, technicians worked feverishly to restore the audio from that debate hall in 1976. and for those 27 minutes, president gerald ford and jimmy carter just stood there at their podiums in awkward silence until the debate could pick back up again. that was the first time an incumbent president had agreed to a live tv debate with his challenger. mr. carter, the
Oct 14, 2012 1:00pm EDT
release came just after jimmy carter had left office in just after ronald reagan had taken his oath of office. >> host: bathetic wants that? >> guest: of course not. this was a last lap i jimmy carter. i mean, and the iranians had figured that cost him his presidency. now they were going to deny him the satisfaction of seeing our release while he was still president. there is a conspiracy theory that says there he was in fact coordination between the iranian side and the republican, the reagan campaign of 1980 to prevent us from being released before the election. it's an interesting theory. i've never seen any documentation for it. i would think after 30 some years, something that's anything to it would've come out. >> words you fly out of? on what kind of plane? dram or senior fellow hostages? what was the reaction? >> the things i remember well. as i get older sometimes i can't remember where i left my car keys. but these things 22 years ago now i remember well. they took us to the airport. in tehran. edison buses. i was blindfolded, but i think they showed me to the bathroom of
Oct 15, 2012 1:00am EDT
?? guf algerian to bring about our release. the release came just after jimmy carter left office and just after ronald reagan had taken his oath of office. >> was that the incident all? >> of course not. obviously this was the last slap at jimmy carter. they figured it cost him his presidency know they were going to deny him this satisfaction of seeing our release while he was still president. there is a conspiracy theory that says there he was in fact coordination between the iranian side and the republican ronald reagan campaign of 1980 to prevent us from being released before the election. it's an interesting theory. i've never seen anything, any documentation. i would think after 30 some years something, if there was anything to eat something would have come out. >> where did you fly out of on what kind of plane? do you remember seeing your fellow hostages and what was your reaction? >> these things i remember well. as i get older sometimes i can't remember where i left my car keys but i can see things of 32 years ago i remember well. they took us to the airport in tehran. in
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Oct 2, 2012 8:00am PDT
faceoff between jimmy carter and ronald reagan for a little perspective for us. gregg: plus, he earned a law degree, he passed the bar exam, but this young man came to the country when he was 9 years old and became an illegal immigrant. can the state deny him a law license because of his legal status? [ male announcer ] this is sheldo whose long day setting up the news starts with arthritis pain and a choice. take tylenol or take aleve, the #1 recommended pain reliever by orthopedic doctors. just two aleve can keep pain away all day. back to the news. by the armful? by the barrelful? the carful? how the bowlful? campbell's soups give you nutrition, energy, and can help you keep a healthy weight. campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. gregg: welcome back to america's election headquarters, now, and a look at whether this 2012 race is resembling the presidential election of 1980. who can forget incumbent democratic president, jimmy carter, republican challenger, ronald reagan. from the economy to volatile events in the middle east, how some analysts are now comparing these t
Oct 3, 2012 6:00pm EDT
candidate for president runs against jimmy carter and ronald reagan. president jimmy carter absolutely opposed john anderson's participation, and the league had a choice. do they support the independent candidate's participation or do they capitulate to the demands of jimmy carter? the league did the right thing, they stood up for the united states and invited john anderson. passed for four years later. the walter mondale and ronald reagan campaign's vetoed 80 of the moderator that the league of women voters have proposed for the debates. never try to get rid of difficult questions. 8-0. 80. the league then held a press conference and lambast the campaigns for trying to get rid of the difficult questions. of course there was an outcry. the result was fantastic. for the next debate, the campaign were required to accept the lead's moderators. four more years later and you have the michael this caucus and george bush campaign's drafting the first ever 12-page secret debate contract. they gave it to the league of women voters and said implement this. they said, are you kidding me? we are n
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Oct 2, 2012 1:00am PDT
mitt romney does well and can sting the president like ronald reagan stung jimmy carter that he will immediately become the frontrunner and the so-called swings states will tighten up. most of them anyway. florida particularly will. that's my analysis right now. >> i think these state races probably will tighten but that's what happens in the final weeks of a campaign. races tend to tighten. this will be a closer race in all l get closer to election day one senses though that look an incumbent running with a record like this with the economy in such serious shape many people predicting recession with all this trouble he he has been having overseas, with all of that he he ought to be in a lot of trouble. it's surprising to many people that he is ahead. we keep thinking something will happen. is he is not a great politician but seems honorable and decent enough man that if the people were ready to make a change they would not have a lot of trouble settling on him as a reliable change agent. however it hasn't happened. we keep waiting for something to cause it to happen but it hasn't co
Oct 23, 2012 5:00am EDT
israeli peace efforts with palestinians... from a chris hoeeig as ore. - more. jimmy carter ... stirring uu controversy innthe mideast. saying today in jerusalem that israel ii no looger purssing a cooprooise with the "that policy of prommting a two-statt solution seems to be deeply concerned about this move towards a cctastrophic, so-ccllee one-state choice." broker israel's peace ... has long beenncritical of - pow sayy the region is in a t - quote crisis ssage." carter says: "i would say that every i have known has been aa that - pursuer of the two-sttte solution and i don't know that president obama as found that pisraeli] rime minister petanyahu is willing to go that rrutee'' benjamin supported a two--tate solution palestiiian couutry ould be demiliiarizeddnetanyahu sayy: "i wwnt to make ittclear that we do not want to govern the pplestinians. we wann to liie in peace with thhm, we want them to ggvern themselves, absent a haadful of powers of issael." carter's &ptensiin between israel and h u-s is already high ... with president obama denying netanyahu's rrquest for a full schhdule.
Oct 23, 2012 5:00pm PDT
, president jimmy carter signed into law a joint resolution to officially designate the annual celebration. 11 years later, president george bush extended the weeklong celebration to an entire month. you know and i know that our mothers say that every day is asian pacific american day. i want to recognize all of the milestones the api has made in the state of california and in the entire country. the caucus has a record of 42 members in the asian caucus in congress. one of their very first things we want to say is it was a young man who was the first member -- we want to make note of that. the reestablishment of the white house initiative by president obama was another accomplishment. president obama's cabinets has dr. steven chu. the very first asian-american -- as ambassador to the republic of china. we have a lot of accomplishments. it was not that accident, my friends. everyone of you know that you work hard. all these things are done on purpose. i want to let you know that we also can boast twice as many asian-americans on federal benches. those of us to understand the imp
Oct 1, 2012 3:00pm EDT
tries to maneuver into a position to say obama is weak, obama is jimmy carter about because when you're the republican it's 1979 the democratic president is always jimmy carter. the perfect example how he handled libya. when the libya thing started a year and a half ago, the first response from mitt romney, when obama agreed to the mission, the first response from mitt romney was, too late, and this isn't enough. he criticized him. weaknessp. he wouldn't address it. ducking reporters. then he starts warning couple months later, this mission, this is too broad. now mission creep. we're losing sight of what we need to be doing. he even starts suggesting do we even know if it's a good idea to be taking gadhafi out. then gadhafi is out. gadhafi's gone. then romney says you know what, the world celebrates the ouster. he's just constantly changing and constantly shifting and responding to where obama is. trying to create this character of obama as the weak jimmy carter guy. i think at the end -- you just don't have anything to say. there's a great debate we could be having. romney will not be
Oct 13, 2012 1:45pm EDT
and that made the media but that is the only example i can think of with men. >> jimmy carter had his car again. if you were old enough -- there was some criticism but nothing like what women go through. we had some examples in the book. kathleen sibelius' told a story about being in the first debate when she was running for governor the first time and she had on pink toed shoes and the writer who is a very good political writer talked about the color of her toenail polish and this was the lead thing that she had shut up and was describing what she was wearing and if you remember when michele bachman was running there were photographs of her french nails and whether or not these were appropriate for someone running for president, the way they were shaved and the french nails were appropriate and nancy pelosi we mentioned -- it was somewhere in the book, when she first became speaker there was this series of pearls, they took nick shots in the first few weeks she had worn six kinds of pearls and this was -- nobody has done six kind of necklines. maybe because there's not enough variety
Oct 27, 2012 6:00pm EDT
idea of why you wouldn't write much about john f. kennedy or jimmy carter? >> guest: well, jimmy carter didn't exist for me. it's as simple as that. john f. kennedy i admired; as i say, i voted for him. i thought he had the potential to be a great president, and then, of course, he was assassinated. i was somewhat disillusioned by the time he was assassinated. but why didn't i write about john f. kennedy? maybe i did at some point. i don't know. i think what happened is that he was out of the picture, as he had been gone, before i started writing steadily on current affairs, which really began in the late '60s, early '70s. c-span: today do you still have a relationship with the wall street journal? >> guest: yes, i still write occasionally on their op-ed page, a short essay. i used to write much more frequently. it--i think age is beginning to show, and also i don't want to keep repeating myself, so i don't write unless i feel i have something to say. but, yes, i'm still happy to have this wonderful relationship with the wall street journal. c-span: go back and trace, as you do i
Oct 14, 2012 7:00pm EDT
politics in washington. on taxes jimmy carter said when you ran for president we have a system that was a disgrace to the human race and he was going to drop some of the poor people off the tax roll and close the tax loophole for the super rich and make the corporations a more try to make the tax system more effective from his standpoint. it was going 180 degrees to the opposite direction. the low-income people were not dropped. the capitol gains tax which is a big favor for people with the upper hand of the scale because of their heavy investments and the capitol gains was cut from 48% to 28%. the corporate tax was cut by 2% from 42 to 40%. and every direction on every piece of legislation that mattered to the economy that demonstrated political power moved in the opposite direction that you would expect democrats to move and in the deficit direction the business leaders wanted to move. i remember talking with our other after that session and at that time he was president of the stock exchange. think of a game changers and sports and a tennis match where you have the evenly pitted play
Oct 1, 2012 11:00pm EDT
report, strategists refer to their new operation as the jimmy carter strategy. romney wants to link president obama to president carter by comparing the current events in libya to carter's issues with iran. the candidate telegraphed his new strategy in a "wall street journal" op-ed this weekend. the campaign says romney will give a major foreign policy speech this week. romney is taking his message to the air waves. >> i think they want to do their best to keep the people of america from understanding exactly what happened. we expect candor, we expect transparency, particularly to terrorism. >> it's hard to understand how mitt romney thinks this strategy is going to work. romney was hammered for his initial response to the attack in the middle east. he blamed the president for sympathizing with protesters. romney is a 14-point disadvantage for terrorist issues. romney can't pick a strategy and stick with it. the campaign, they used to be all about jobs. the romney slogan was obama isn't working. but then all of a sudden, the campaign was about obama care and the slogan was "repeal a
Oct 3, 2012 6:00am EDT
debate. he was on the defensive. jimmy carter was attacking him. and then he had this positively brilliant close about are you better off? and he did it so well. peter hart did a bunch of focus groups before and after. clearly reagan had a lower threshold. he had to prove to people he was acceptable. >> that's what mitt -- you're describing mitt romney. you're describing mitt romney because voters -- >> voters don't have the kind of negatives. he did not have 51% of people having an unfavorable view. secondly, you could say mitt romney is as good a debater all you want. gipper against mitt romney when it comes to charm, people saying i want to have this guy on television for four years, it's no contest. >> willie, following up on what mike barnicle said, the one thing mitt romney has going for him is who he is running against. there are a lot of republicans that voted for barack obama that are disappointed. there are a lot of independents that voted for obama who are disappointed. there are a lot of conservatives who don't want to vote for them this year. they just don't. that we
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Oct 13, 2012 12:00am EDT
against jimmy carter in 1980. that is a famous year. that is the first time in 100 years republicans have taken out a sitting president. the presidential debate tied with clinton's debate with the first george bush in 1992, when the democrats took out an incumbent president. so i think there are a lot of people who are unhappy with oba but they just wanted to check out the challenger, make sure they're not leaping into something that they're not comfortable with. wow, romney's performance will make them very comfortable. melissa: everyone thought their guy won. they were like, my guy was awesome. isisn't that sort of, don't you think that was sort of the takeaway from everybody at home? of course you know, half thought it was one guy and half thought it was the other guy that really got it done? >> my, my sense of the debate was more that each side was presenting its policy positions and, i do think ryan looked like, a lovely young man who would not be off-putting to most people and it is not so much on the debaters points i think ryan won. i do, but i'm a republican. it was mo just
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Oct 20, 2012 4:00am EDT
what jimmy carter had. you got a bad economy. have you got the iranians holding americans and you have got the perception of a weak administration. and that's the last break i think to help mitt romney. okay, 30 seconds, mr. root, go. >> i have been saying from the beginning there is a couple of factors, economy by far above everything else. number two is i think there is going to be the chick-fil-a election. remember what happened over the gay marriage issue? the millions of christians that lined up to help chick-fil-a those same people will be lined up on election day. 20 million of evangelicals who didn't vote in the last election are going to be there and they are going to be there strong for mitt romney. and follow the money. last time obama outraised mccain and outspent him 10 to 1 in the last two weeks. i bet you any dollar right now mitt romney outspends in the last two weeks obama by a big margin. >> bill: all right, gentlemen. very very interesting. we appreciate it directly ahead lou dobbs once again on oil prices. we ask lou to explain to us president president obama's expl
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Oct 4, 2012 8:00pm EDT
alternative, but jimmy carter, not a bad alternative. i think that could eat into the president's support and more than just the undecided voter support. what do you think? >> not necessarily. because what voters too often and we see this and a lot of data. they complain and gripe, especially well as down in the polls. when it comes down to it on election day they usually hold their nose, suck it up and vote for their party leader. that is why we have undecided voters. usually if you're a member of your party by election day you aren't going to vote for the guy neil: i know you do this in far more exhaustive detail that idea, but i am old and remember 1980 and to remember that the undecided voters at the time, jumped either ronald reagan or jimmy carter. it turns out a lot more did. i'm not saying that there is some truth to what you're saying. those who are leery of that party or the candidate of that party would jump, could jump if they are disenchanted enough with their own who choice or intrigued enough by the other to jump. and in german romney in that performance. the freefa
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Oct 8, 2012 11:00pm EDT
to stay here, i can't do on the road what i can do here, this is my job. liz: that was jimmy carter. >> jimmy carter, i fell ashamed, someone should ask what the heck these people are doing. pat thank you. next up fox, neil will be live in kentuy thursday night for vice presidential debate, this will start 8:00 p.m. eastern time. right here on fox business. >> president obama in california, raising big bucks. while california drivers handing over big bucks at the pump. gas prices, spiking 50-cents a gal an in one week. topping $5 in some areas, and governor jerry brown, taking emergency action, but gas prices barely budging and energy analyst williamiate ma yateman d this is what the white house should be focussing on because the $ 5 gas could be nationwide. >> ironic, the president was in california raising money, come iz rating with the rating given that gas price hike of cause of poor policy decisions. nationwide. liz: we're talking about the refineries that have been shoved off line due to fires and disturbances, could that be alternative to your argument saying maybe this will not go nat
Oct 10, 2012 4:00pm PDT
difference. you're starting to see that in a strategy that they're calling the jimmy carter strategy, and rove is trying to paint obama as a weak, failed, jimmy carter-like president. you see that narrative going out in ads all over the swing states that are sponsored by crossroads crossroads. >> cenk: and doesn't rove make a tremendous amount of money from all this? >> it's hard to know how much he takes home but as you say there are hundreds of millions of dollars being spent and there are vendors in the media business who take home millions and millions, and it's also a way he has a controlling power. rove, it seems is intoxicated by power. he sees himself as a great historic figure who is trying to usher in a realignment politically of a new permanent republican majority. his hero is a guy nameed mark hanna,, and rove sees himself the same thing in this election. >> cenk: one of the things about the 50 c 4 they're not supposed to spend their money on political ads. it seems that they're brazenly spending their money on political ads any way. is there anyone minding the house? is
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Oct 24, 2012 4:00pm EDT
, presidents, herbert hoover, jimmy carter, george hw, least common denominator among the three could not cooperate with their own congress. herbert hoover couldn't get along with republican congress and george hw were not happy with his democratic congress. and jimmy carter couldn't get along with congress either. ashley: we want to get along. bob dietrich, bulls, bears and the ballot box. thank you very much. >> thank you. liz: the justice filing a civil lawsuit against bank of america alleging they saddled you the taxpayer with losses. we've got the very latest developments. don't go away. [ male announcer ] do y have the legal protection you need? at legalzoom, we've created a better place to turn r your legal mters. maybe you want to incorporate a business you'd like to start. or protect your family with a will or living trust. legalzoom makes it easy withtep-by-step help when completing your personalized document -- or you can even access an attorney to guide you along. wh an "a" rating from the better business bureau legalzoom helps you get personalized and affordable legal protect
Oct 19, 2012 11:00pm PDT
because of jimmy carter more than anybody else. dracoma also it's is also on its way out. you don't have people in their 30s routinely going blind around the world. so many other elements of progress that we tend not to focus on. i think we in the journalistic community maybe we focus too much on the cup being half empty, and all the problems. the context is that, you know, over all progress truly is quite remarkable. >> gavin: you have seen that from--you mentioned jimmy carter but you've seen that from a non-government agreement or more from a governance framework that is leading and supporting and dealing with these gaps. >> i think they work together. governance itself is improving in some of the worst-off areas. governance is deteriorating in the u.s. yesterday we were talking about how burma could improve relations between the military and the parliament, and they were saying, i'm not sure that the u.s. is the place to come to study improving relationships among the executive. i'm not sure that the governance in the u.s. has particularly improved. governance in africa had a im
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Oct 4, 2012 4:00pm EDT
someone they can trust. this happened in 1919, when jimmy carter led ronald reagan and he painted ronald reagan as a warmonger and someone who could not be trusted and when they had their debate and ronald reagan came across as confident and reasonable the bottom goal out for jimmy carter. >>neil: what is the delay effect on a debate if there is, karl in a lot can change, with the lighter colored states not being as red or blue as they can be and the what do you look for? >>guest: well, i would not use the work prohibitively. since april, the president's list of hard states that are strongly in his column, that has dropped while mitt romney's is green. this is a very close race. if you look at the 91 polls that had have been in 30 days, thing of that, 91 national polls the margin between the two men is over 2 percent. by comparison, during that same period in 2004, there were 41 polls in the bush and kerry race and public's lead was 5.2 percent and "new york times" said it was a race too close to call and the question was, can bush regain the momentum? this could be a very tight election
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Oct 13, 2012 11:30am PDT
has given unusual awards over the years. jimmy carter and obama in office. on friday the first time it came as an anti-depressant that you have done okay. the european union. that you brought peace to the continent and qualified hit. >> jack welsh set off a firestorm when he declared the process of the unemployment figures were cooked. in illinois, 1100 inmates in the county jails in prisons collected more than $2 million in unemployment from taxpayers. to collect it every two weeks you have to verify you are available for work and you are looking for work. given what they know about chicago, maybe they should look how they are voting. >> paul: it could be early. remember if you
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Oct 7, 2012 12:30pm PDT
campaign makes candidates very careful. when gerald ford debated jimmy carter there was a technical glitch. >> the broadcasters in philadelphia have temporarily lost the audio. >> instead of leaving the stage to take a break, neither candidate moved. >> we know what has happened. we are surprised as you are. >> so they stood there for almost half an hour. >> ultimate fear is making a mistake. they were frozen. >> first was criticized for looking at his watch too much during the debate. >> he looked at at his watch. >> its non-verbal clue that says i want to get away from this situation as fast as possible. >> that hurt him. >> he was widely viewed as losing that debate. >> it overran the message. >> al gore was criticized for sighing while george bush spoke. >> this is major problem of social security. >> he looked like a dufas. he was castigated. >> the next debate al gore went the opposite direction and went out of his way to be do sill and agreed with everything that bush said. >> the governor and i basically agree with dick cheney. >> that, candidates practice a lot. >> these di
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Oct 23, 2012 12:00am EDT
time. teeeighteen is upset and is introduced a bill. [applause] and. >> 1978, when jimmy carter social-service reform act allow deral workers to have official time that means the union can designate people to represent the group of employees. to represent them all day long and get fullsalary within the department of defee. >> he is just doing what? >> mediation, arbitration, how sharp the pencils need to be. the number of paper clips. [laughter] john: they have work rules and. >> with the office of personnel management says we want you to report every year and the total amount of money that was exhaused. in $2,010,130,000,000. the total amount of wasted money so the unions cancer around to negotiate for more money, more pension and/or health care. we don't take away the right to to collective bargaining. at do not view yen tim. not my dime. [applause] >> this official time rolled preakness productivity and efficiency year after year and gives agencies and their employees to expeditiously utilize government and put. as well as bring closure. >> it is government speak but you have two gr
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